XVIII. Lettuce (Lactuce)
Nature: Cold and humid in the second degree.
Optimum: Those with large leaves and of a lemon-yellow color.
Usefulness: Relieves insomia and spermatorrhea.
Dangers: It is harmful to coitus and the eyesight.
Neutralization of the Dangers: By mixing it with celery.
From the Tacuinum of Rouen
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